Tag Archives: winter

The French-Canadian Fur-Trapper Wizard Coat

This is my first attempt at creating a coat out of felted, reconstructed wool sweaters.  It was also one of my first serger creations.  Who but me would go from scarves directly to the challenge of a giant, sweater coat? … Continue reading

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How to Kick The Big Stink Out…

…Hang laundry on the line in a February blizzard. Really there is a purpose to clothes on the line in February: I’m on a mission to remove The Big Stink. (If you want to skip the back-story and find out … Continue reading

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Fashion IQ

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Room to Grow

On this sunny but cold, glorious winter day the amaryllis in my studio continue to reach their first buds towards the light in the warmth of my wood-fired home.  They are products of my latest endeavors.  In October I quit … Continue reading

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Bucking the System with Horse Haiku

Yay!  I managed to get two pieces ready for a show in one week.  At least graduate school has me well-practiced at getting no sleep.  So…my latest quandary?  I can’t figure out how to hang these things.  Clearly the Asian … Continue reading

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Snowstormdance With Red Osier

Well…I was invited to exhibit work in a woman’s show a month ago.  The deadline is this Saturday.  One might be thinking, “Yippie!  You’ve been invited to exhibit!”   However there are limitations placed on what you can display in a … Continue reading

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It cannot be stopped

An unrelenting wave of frozen water, falling swiftly, then blowing sideways. White, white, everywhere, like a blank page presenting itself to an intimidated artist. And it’s really cold, too. Otherwise known as… SNOW DAY!!! Yippee!!!

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It’s here.

Tie down the children and dress the dogs warmly! It’s the snow day to end all snow days! It’s… Actually, I’ve seen worse, but sensationalism is fun!

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Snowstormdance

Rooted nudes dance ever green in whirl of flurries Sheer white skirts twirling.

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Horse Haiku

    Horse of Petoskey Stone tossed smooth Sweet Water gallops toward shore.

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